Vintage Silver & Painted Porcelain '7 Lucky Gods' Brace
Fabulous and fun Japanese artistry! This charming bracelet is of Japanese descent and is approximately from the 1950's. Representing the Seven Gods of Good Fortune of Japanese mythology, it is comprised of 7 individual porcelain male and female Japanese faces which rest in a sterling silver setting. Each face is unique and different and has charming hand painted faces and details which represent the Seven Lucky Gods. The 7 porcelain pieces are connected by a thin sterling link chain and the piece clasps at a simple silver clasp. The back of the center link is stamped "MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN" and the underside of the clasp is marked "SILVER". It's a wonderful bracelet and a great piece for any Japanese artistry collector!
Measurements: The bracelet measures approximately 7 1/2" long. The faces range slightly in size from 7/8" long by 5/8" wide being the smallest to 7/8" long by 3/4" wide being the largest. They are all about 3/8" thick.
Condition: The overall condition of the necklace is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the porcelain, paintings or to the silver. The clasp is secure and in good working condition.